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Nectarine and Hazelnut Salad

Nectarine and Hazelnut Salad

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped toasted hazelnuts, skins removed
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced or crushed garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons roasted hazelnut oil
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 cups baby lettuce leaves
  • 1 1/2 cups red endive leaves
  • 1 1/2 cups endive leaves
  • 1/2 cup baby arugula leaves
  • 1 nectarine, pit removed and cut into 16 thin slices

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place hazelnuts on a baking sheet and roast for 5 to 7 minutes until fragrant and skins start to split and peel away from nut. Place hot nuts in the middle of a kitchen towel and gather it up at the ends. Rub nuts roughly in the towel to remove skins (if some skin remains, that's okay).
  2. Meanwhile, in a large salad bowl, combine garlic, salt, vinegar, lemon juice, and oils, and whisk. Add lettuce, endive, and arugula, and toss to coat. Add nectarine and hazelnuts; toss gently.

Make Ahead Tip

  • If you assemble the salad ahead of time, coat the nectarines in lemon juice to prevent browning. Dress right before serving.

Variation

  • You can also use peaches or apples in place of nectarines, and radicchio instead of red endive.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 198 kcal cal., 18 g fat (2 g sat. fat), 8 g carb., 3 g fiber, 4 g sugar, 3 g pro., 49 mg calcium, 1 mg iron. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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